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Offline Zero2Cool  
#21 Posted : Wednesday, October 15, 2008 11:40:37 PM(UTC)
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Favre didn't call Rodgers
By Greg A. Bedard
Wednesday, Oct 15 2008, 04:14 PM

Green Bay - After reading about how Brett Favre called Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo recently to offer encouragement and advice as to how to deal with his pinkie fracture, you may have wondered whether Favre did the same with Aaron Rodgers as he dealt with his sprained shoulder.

Favre didn't.

Asked whether it bothered him Favre called Romo and not him, Rodgers said: "Nope. That doesn't really bother me. At all."

He then flashed a big smile. Read into it what you will.
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#22 Posted : Wednesday, October 15, 2008 11:41:38 PM(UTC)
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My response to that is. Brett knows Aaron is tough and doesn't need to be told to play. Tony isn't as tough.
Offline Gravedigga  
#23 Posted : Wednesday, October 15, 2008 11:52:26 PM(UTC)
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God this stuff is so childish. Any of you guys ever play a sport? I've played basketball for years. Someone gets hurt, hey we miss them and it sucks but I dont have to call them to "offer support". This isn't politics. Its a damn game, and football at that. No crying, no whining.

I get hurt, people care but someone else steps in and you're forgotten. Bottom line, when you're not there, you're not there. Is Favre supposed to call everyone he ever knew once they get hurt, or lose a family member or something happens to them?

Another issue. Uhhh, i didnt like everyone i ever played with. Who the hell says a 38 year old Favre has to be best friends with a 25 year old guy who was looking to take his job and eventually did take his job. Are you kidding me. This isnt fantasy land. Its the real world. Favre doesnt need to call Rodgers and Rodgers is a man and doesnt need Favre to call him.

If were gonna ask stupid questions like this or bring up stupid points like this, here is another one.

Did Rodgers call Favre after management booted his ass out of town? How many players reached out to Favre ? Who knows and who cares. Not really important. I'm sure Favre and the close friends he has spoke and i'm sure the guys who were just another teammate didnt talk.

Get over this mickey mouse baby shit. We had enough of it in the pre-season. I submit.
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#24 Posted : Thursday, October 16, 2008 12:34:53 PM(UTC)
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Posted by Mike Florio on October 16, 2008, 10:51 a.m.
For those of you that had Week Seven in the office pool, congratulations.

For the rest of us, condolences.

It has officially begun. Only seven weeks into the 2008 NFL season, Brett Favre has broached the subject of the looming will he/wont he debate regarding the continuation of his football career in 2009.

Well take it week to week, Favre said Wednesday. At the end of the season, Ill take a look at . . . Ill assess how I played this year and talk with the Jets and well see from there. I think its way premature to even think about next season.

Hes right, but we would have preferred a response like, Guys, lets worry about 2008 for now. Well worry about 2009 when the calendar says its 2009. (Hey, thats not bad. Brett, feel free to use it. And you dont even have to credit us. We call it the Buffalo News exception.)

We continue to believe that the Jets effort to persuade Favre to play for them (which entailed naming rights to unborn children and perhaps even some good, old-fashioned cuckolding) included a promise by the organization to grant Favre an unconditional release after 2008, if he wants it.

Our guess is that he still hopes to stick it to the Packers, and that he still secretly yearns to play for the Vikings. With Tarvaris Jackson benched and Gus Frerotte named the starter for the rest of the season, the move still makes a lot of sense.

(Before we get flooded with e-mails and comments reminding us of the term that jacks up the price of the trade that sent Favre to New York if hes traded to the Vikings, keep in mind that the trade doesnt impose any type of penalty on the Jets for merely letting him walk away.)

Actually, with Vikings coach Brad Childress possibly in danger of being fired after the 2008 season, finagling Favre might represent Chillys only chance at extending his stay in Minnesota for another season.
Offline ILikeThePackers39  
#25 Posted : Thursday, October 16, 2008 1:00:58 PM(UTC)
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Posted by Mike Florio on October 16, 2008, 10:51 a.m.
For those of you that had Week Seven in the office pool, congratulations.

For the rest of us, condolences.

It has officially begun. Only seven weeks into the 2008 NFL season, Brett Favre has broached the subject of the looming will he/wont he debate regarding the continuation of his football career in 2009.

Well take it week to week, Favre said Wednesday. At the end of the season, Ill take a look at . . . Ill assess how I played this year and talk with the Jets and well see from there. I think its way premature to even think about next season.

Hes right, but we would have preferred a response like, Guys, lets worry about 2008 for now. Well worry about 2009 when the calendar says its 2009. (Hey, thats not bad. Brett, feel free to use it. And you dont even have to credit us. We call it the Buffalo News exception.)

We continue to believe that the Jets effort to persuade Favre to play for them (which entailed naming rights to unborn children and perhaps even some good, old-fashioned cuckolding) included a promise by the organization to grant Favre an unconditional release after 2008, if he wants it.

Our guess is that he still hopes to stick it to the Packers, and that he still secretly yearns to play for the Vikings. With Tarvaris Jackson benched and Gus Frerotte named the starter for the rest of the season, the move still makes a lot of sense.

(Before we get flooded with e-mails and comments reminding us of the term that jacks up the price of the trade that sent Favre to New York if hes traded to the Vikings, keep in mind that the trade doesnt impose any type of penalty on the Jets for merely letting him walk away.)

Actually, with Vikings coach Brad Childress possibly in danger of being fired after the 2008 season, finagling Favre might represent Chillys only chance at extending his stay in Minnesota for another season.



Man, Florio just hates him. That's my main problem with the guy (Florio), really -- he's so totally biased in some cases that I can't stand reading anything he writes on those topics.

Seriously, Brett didn't say anything there but a normal, canned response -- then Florio twists it into all that crap. Meh.
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#26 Posted : Thursday, October 16, 2008 1:41:14 PM(UTC)
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RIIING, RIING... Brett Favre Enterprises, Bus Cook speaking.
Aaron: Is Brett there?
Bus Cook: Deanna, is Brett here? It's Aaron Rodgers on the phone...
Deanna: Brett, get off the phone with Brad for a minute, will ya, It's Aaron Rodgers on the phone for you.
Brett: Tell that little twerp it's not my friggin' job to hold his friggin' hand...Now listen to me Brad, I'm not comin' off my demands next year like I did last year, that'll be a FIRST name of your next born, not no stupid middle name--- Girl? well don't have a friggin' girl! But if you do, I want a Brettina... hey, I gotta go a minute, I'll call ya right back...
Brett's Brother: Aw, c'mon Brett, you could at least talk to the kid, hell, while you're on the phone with him I'll record the conversation so that me and Bus can get it on ESPN tonight.
Brett: Not now, you stupid mother!@#$%^! Don't you realize who I'm on the phone with now??!! Aw, hell with it, gimme the friggin' phone....
Brett: HAY AARON ! How's it GOIN' ! I hear you're doin' real good up there in Green Bay, sorry I forgot to tell ya about that line, I was just gettin' ready to call you about that shoulder and tell you that you need to play through that kinda pain like I do, I know you are not used to that kinda thing, but damn, if you didn't learn anything else after I spent all that time mentoring you it's that you gotta play through that kinda....what's that? You did play?... shit, I didn't know... (cups hand over mouthpiece) Who the hell got me involved in this stupid conversation with this snot-nosed punk?
Aaron: (smiles) (quietly)

LOLOLOL!!!!
GOOD one!!!!
+1!!!
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#27 Posted : Thursday, October 16, 2008 1:42:37 PM(UTC)
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I have some of the call. I'll post a bit of it...........

Brett Favre: Hey Tony.
TR: Hey Brett!
Brett Favre: Heard ya broke yur pinkie.
TR: Yup....hurts like heck!
Brett Favre: Damn.....yur a WUSSIE!!!
TR: What???
Brett Favre: WUSSIE! Whatsa matter Tony.......can't raise yur pinkie when ya drink yur tea now?
TR: Brett.....I never expected that from you!!! *sniff*
Brett Favre: What? Yur gonna start cryin' on me too??? Damn wuss........
TR: Hey! You cried at yur "I'm retiring! I ain't got nuthin' left!" press conference! I got REAL pain! YUR the wussie!!!
Brett Favre: You take that back you Cow pokin' perv!
TR: BITE ME "Mr. Jet!"
Brett Favre: Thats low Tony......REAL low.
TR: Sorry Brett.....sorry......
Brett Favre: But yur STILL a WUSSIE!!!
TR: Yeah? How many times did ya beat the Cowboys in Texas?????
Brett Favre: (HANGS UP)
TR: NOW who's the wussie????


Cheesey - That was hilarious! :lol:
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From another forum

Quote:
Here's how Favre's call to Romo really went.

Phone rings. Jessica Simpson answers.

Simpson: Hello?

Favre: Hey Jess, it's Brett. Can I talk to Tony?

Simpson: Schnookie, Brett Favre's on the phone.

Romo takes the phone.

Romo: Hey Brett, how's things?

Favre: P#ssy. (click)

Well.....i don't visit any other forum......so out there someone thinks along the same lines as i do! (Lucky guy!)
Offline dfosterf  
#28 Posted : Thursday, October 16, 2008 2:51:15 PM(UTC)
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Thanks for the plus 1 Cheesey! I know I was treading on some fairly dangerous terrain, but it WAS in jest, something we could all use a little more of as regards the "fiasco". As to Florio and that "article", most would say he is a big-time Vikes fan, which means in my mind any perception of how he stands as regards Brett should be taken with that in mind. A phone call by Brett to Aaron would be in the nice to have category, and personally, I don't much care one way or the other, and suspect all parties involved feel pretty much the same. Just so everyone knows, I'm not a BF hater, I'm a Ted Thompson fan, which is VERY different. Sorry if my posts offended anyone, not my intent.
Onion's got a good one regarding Romo...
Maybe we can all get a chuckle yet---

http://www.theonion.com/..._out_three_to_four_weeks

Hell, I'm even glad he's going to try and gut it out.
Offline Cheesey  
#29 Posted : Thursday, October 16, 2008 2:54:55 PM(UTC)
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Thanks for the plus 1 Cheesey! I know I was treading on some fairly dangerous terrain, but it WAS in jest, something we could all use a little more of as regards the "fiasco". As to Florio and that "article", most would say he is a big-time Vikes fan, which means in my mind any perception of how he stands as regards Brett should be taken with that in mind. A phone call by Brett to Aaron would be in the nice to have category, and personally, I don't much care one way or the other, and suspect all parties involved feel pretty much the same. Just so everyone knows, I'm not a Brett Favre hater, I'm a Ted Thompson fan, which is VERY different. Sorry if my posts offended anyone, not my intent.
Onion's got a good one regarding Romo...
Maybe we can all get a chuckle yet---

http://www.theonion.com/..._out_three_to_four_weeks

Hell, I'm even glad he's going to try and gut it out.

Your welcome!
I enjoy when people take their "creative juices" and let go with something like you did. Thats why i did it too.......just to poke fun at the whole situation. If people learned to laugh more, there wouldn't be so much stress.

Oh....and "THE ONION" story is HAWEARWEUS!!!!!!
Offline vegOmatic  
#30 Posted : Friday, October 17, 2008 5:08:18 PM(UTC)
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I think Favre really said something like "I &%^$#*@!! Jessica Simpson!"
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